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Ghost Rider Vol. 1
Sales Figures

Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Postal Records, 1973-83


  1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
Issue Statement appearing in:         #42 March
Date of filing:         10/1/79
Issues published during year:         12
Annual subscription price:         $5.00
Cover price during year:         $0.40
Total Copies PRINTED (avg):         277,030
Sales through DEALERS (avg):         134,549
Sales by SUBSCRIPTION (avg):         558
Total PAID circulation (avg):         135,107
Samples by MAIL (avg):         560
Samples OUTSIDE mail (avg):         0
Total FREE circulation (avg):         560
TOTAL DISTRIBUTION:         144,131
Copies not distributed (office):         1,066
Copies not distributed (RETURNS):         140,297
Reported % Paid/Requested:          
% of RUN RETURNED:         50.6%
Copies existent:         136,733
SELL-THROUGH at RETAIL:         48.8%












  1980 1981 1982 1983  
Issue Statement appearing in: #55 April #67 April #81 June    
Date of filing: 10/1/80 10/1/81 10/11/82    
Issues published during year: 12 12 12    
Annual subscription price: $6.00 $7.20 $7.20    
Cover price during year: $0.50 $0.60 $0.60    
Total Copies PRINTED (avg): 279,576 273,048 271,143    
Sales through DEALERS (avg): 131,014 119,266 115,348    
Sales by SUBSCRIPTION (avg): 1,115 1,961 2,421    
Total PAID circulation (avg): 132,129 121,227 117,769    
Samples by MAIL (avg): 576 526 640    
Samples OUTSIDE mail (avg): 0 0      
Total FREE circulation (avg): 576 526 640    
TOTAL DISTRIBUTION: 132,705 121,753 118,409    
Copies not distributed (office): 2,136 2,223 2,005    
Copies not distributed (RETURNS): 144,735 149,072 150,729    
Reported % Paid/Requested:          
% of RUN RETURNED: 51.8% 54.6% 55.6%    
Copies existent: 134,841 123,976 120,414    
SELL-THROUGH at RETAIL: 47.3% 44.4% 43.4%    












Green year: Complete data




Orange year: Partial data




White year: Report needed




Gray year: Data doesn't exist




Pink year: Errors in data




Last updated:




February 15, 2012





Statement history:
   
As was the practice at Marvel, no Statements appeared in the title for the first few years of its run. The final Statement, for 1982, appeared in the very last issue of the series.






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